Tag: netscaler

Setting up Citrix SSO with Windows 10 and Azure AD Join

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A While back I blogged about setting up Citrix FAS and using NetScaler as a SAML iDP, which you can find here –> http://msandbu.org/setting-up-saml-authetication-for-netscaler-and-storefront-with-sso/ now I wanted to extend upon that and show how you can use Windows 10 Azure AD Join together…

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NetScaler Autoscaling

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So had a case appear earlier today where we needed to scale out the NetScaler deployment within a container enviroment. More specific we needed a good way for NetScaler to automatic add new entries within a load balanced vserver when a container orchestration…

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Traffic Domains vs Admin partitions vs VXLAN for IP segmentation

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I’ve previosly written about Admin Partitions on Netscaler, which allows us to logical seperate the NetScaler into multiple partitions which allows for instance departments to manage each of their applications within their own part of the NetScaler. This allows to safeguard from unwarranted…

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NetScaler and basic functions, status of vServers and ICMP ARP operations

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Sometimes when setting up a new NetScaler and migrating virtual servers from an old one to another, it is quite often that one might forget to disable or shutdown older vServers. Now NetScaler has features to disable different network settings, so this post…

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XenDesktop EDT over NetScaler – Benchmarking

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With build 11.1, 51 Citrix released support for EDT over NetScaler. Which I have blogged about before which excels in situations where latency is high, packet loss is at a minimum. EDT Networking deep dive –> http://msandbu.org/benchmarking-adaptive-transport-for-hdx/ Enabling EDT in NetScaler –> http://msandbu.org/enabling-remote-hdx-enlightment-data-transport-in-netscaler-11-1-build-51/…

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Enabling Remote HDX Enlightment Data Transport in NetScaler 11.1 Build 51

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So with the recent release of NetScaler 11.1 – build 51, Citrix released support for Enlightend Data Transport which is a new feature in XenDesktop 7.12 which now also supports NetScaler in this new release. In order to leverage the protocol there are…

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Cool things that NetScaler MAS can do!

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So to be honest I haven’t actually spent to much time looking at all the details that NetScaler MAS of features. I have blogged about some of the features such as NITRO API Proxy: http://msandbu.org/leveraging-netscaler-mas-as-a-nitro-api-proxy/ NetScaler MAS and multi-tenancy: http://msandbu.org/netscaler-mas-and-multi-tenancy/ NetScaler MAS and…

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Leveraging Microsoft Azure with NetScaler HA

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Now many are leveraging Netscaler GSLB to setup complex Geo based load balancing across different regions using built-in health checks and proximity based upon latency to endpoint and such. Citrix have also made some investments into the feature with Zones feature in XenDesktop…

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Improving website performance using Citrix NetScaler

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Most of the time when I come into existing NetScaler deployments, it is often only deployed as a simple load balancer to do SharePoint / Exchange or some web front-end, while that is of course a viable option this can also be done…

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NetScaler MAS and Multi-tenancy

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If you’re a large enterprise and have multiple NetScaler instances for different purposes such as a VPX for Exchange or SharePoint and another one to NetScaler Gateway and even a cluster for front-end eCommerce webshops, and with mulitple locations in the mix as…

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